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Veddoid

[ved-oid]
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noun
  1. a member of an ancient people of southern and southeastern Asia and northern Australia.
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Veddoids.
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Origin of Veddoid

First recorded in 1945–50; Vedd(a) + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for veddoid

Veddoid

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or resembling the Vedda
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noun
  1. a Vedda
  2. a member of a postulated prehistoric race of S Asia, having slender build, dark complexion, and wavy hair: thought to be ancestors of the Vedda
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